It needs to be considered…

It needs to be considered that it is a product of Area Studies (as conceived in the West) and of academicians trained more in philosophy or science than in ‘Law’ which makes them see Islamic Shariah discussions as an anthropological and philosophical matter, rather than a truly law-based endeavor based on an outlook of what reality truly is. One salient point for such ‘area studies’ people is that progress is valued over status and stability.

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